District 2 - Redding

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District 2 at a Glance

District 2 main offices are in Redding, California. At 27,307 square miles, we're the second largest district (area) in the state. We are a rural district, with a population of 13 people per square mile, compared with 225 statewide. We maintain 1750 center line miles, or more than 4,000 lane miles, of highways. Our valleys, foothills, and mountain ranges border Oregon to the North, Nevada to the East, District 3 - Marysville/Sacramento to the South, and District 1 - Eureka to the West. We have 19 Safety Roadside Rest Areas and 22 Maintenance Stations.

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    District 2 has over 850 employees in many locations spread throughout the district. We have four district divisions, and several regional divisions, which have employees who are shared between Districts 1, 2, and 3. The four district divisions are Administration, Maintenance & Traffic Operations, Planning & Local Assistance and Program/Project Management. Regional divisions include Construction, Environmental, Right of Way and Surveys.

    Statewide, Caltrans manages more than 50,000 miles of California's highway and freeway lanes, provides inter-city rail services, permits more than 400 public-use airports and special-use hospital heliports, and works with local agencies. Caltrans carries out its mission of improving mobility across California with six primary programs: Aeronautics, Highway Transportation, Mass Transportation, Transportation Planning, Administration and the Equipment Service Center. To read more about Caltrans at the statewide level, you can go to Caltrans headquarters About Caltrans page.

District 2 Road Conditions

District 2 Road Information Hotline: (530) 225-3452

Please call the Caltrans District 2 Road Information Hotline at (530) 225-3452 for current road and traffic conditions. The office is not staffed on nights and weekends, but the hotline will be updated as needed.



Current as of Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 1:32 p.m.

ALERT: Southbound Interstate 5 south of Flume Creek in Shasta County is open.


UPDATE: SR 96, 4 miles south of Happy Camp remains under one-way-traffic control between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. and will be CLOSED at night from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. until further notice due to an active slide. There is ongoing 24/7 one-way-traffic control on SR 96 east of Happy Camp due slide activity.


STATE ROUTE 299 at Big French Creek -- REGULAR SCHEDULE:

Monday to Saturday 
• Single-time openings on the hour from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm every day. Motorists must be in line on the hour in order to pass through the construction area, one-way traffic control with minimum delays and overnight from 6:00 pm to 6:00 am with up to 30 minute delays, one-way traffic control.

• Open all day from Sunday at 6:00 am throughout the day and overnight to Monday at 6:00 am, one-way traffic control, with a maximum of 30-minute delays.

All detour openings are subject to change at any time due to weather conditions or for safety reasons.


STATE ROUTE 44 east of Viola is under one-way-traff-control Monday through Thursday between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. and Fridays from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Motorists should plan for at least a 20 minimum delay during these times.  Once excavation begins, work will be conducted 24/7 with traffic control in place at all times.  Completion of this safety project is anticipated for mid-summer.


STATE ROUTE 147 -- SR 147 between Hamilton Branch and Clear Creek is CLOSED for bridge replacement work. The bridge is located on SR 147, 1.5 miles east of County Road A13.  Clearly marked detours will be provided via County Road A13 and SR 36. This area will remain CLOSED until November.



  • PULGA - Temporary 24-hour signal with one-way-traffic control
  • QUINCY TO CROMBERG --Emergency work will continue between Quincy and Cromberg through next Tuesday. Crews will be moving to the west side of Quincy (from Quincy to Greenville Wye) on Tuesday. Work in that location will last through next week.
  • SPRING GARDEN BRIDGE -- Intermittent closures from April 20 - May 15, 2017. A temporary signal will be installed in mid-May.
  • GREENVILLE REHABILITATION OVERLAY: Work in Greenville will resume on Monday, April 24, 2017 with one-way-traffic control and up to 15 minute delays. Work will continue through October.



INTERSTATE 5 - SOUTH WEED PROJECT: The project is currently in winter suspension but work is scheduled to start on April 24, 2017 weather permitting.  Once work begins, both northbound and southbound will be reduced to one lane.  Expect delays during peak traffic times and use caution when traveling through the work zone. This project is expected to be completed in late Fall 2017

I-5 - CORNING SAFETY ROADSIDE REST AREA: Both the north and southbound Safety Roadside Rest Areas near Corning are CLOSED DURING CONSTRUCTION. The Rest Areas will be completely remodeled over two construction seasons. The next SRRA in the southbound direction is located just outside Artois in Willows. In the northbound direction the closest SRRA is 4.4 miles north of Red Bluff.


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Contact Information

General Information:

Phone: 530-225-3426
Fax: (530) 229-0502

Physical Address:

California Department of Transportation
District 2
1657 Riverside Drive
Redding, CA 96001

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